Content Creator, Executive Producer and Consultant
Jamie Piekarz is a children’s media professional with both creative production and broadcast experience that spans all age groups and genres. Most recently she was the Director of Content for Treehouse, YTV and Nickelodeon Canada where she creatively steered all original Canadian and international co-productions (animation, live action scripted and unscripted) from development through to production for the Corus Kids channels, ensuring that each show was poised for local and global success. Jamie has also played an integral role in the creation, development and/or production of a variety of award winning programs throughout her career. She served as a producer for several Nelvana shows such as:Mike the Knight (Int'l Emmy Award), Babar and the Adventures of Badou, and My Friend Rabbit. She recently co-created/executive produced such shows as Undercover High, The Stanley Dynamic, Cook’d and Zoink’d and was the executive producer of the Treehouse Splash and Boots interstitials. She began her career as the in-house creator and producer of multiple shows for Treehouse TV.
Piekarz is the president of the board for CORPUS dance company, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Youth Media Alliance. She also co-chairs the Juno Award's "Best Children's Album" steering committee, sits on the advisory board for TIFF Kids and regularly volunteers for international development projects.